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African-American Music

Music styles of African Americans from colonial times to the present

Jazz Reference Materials in the Music Collection


  • The New Grove DIctionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. (2002)
    ML 102 .J3 N48 2002, 3 vols.
  • Grove Music Online (Log in required from off campus)
  • "Jazz" article in Grove Music Online via Oxford Music Online (Log in required from off campus

Bibliographies (Lists of books and articles)

  • Jazz Scholarship and Pedagogy: A Research and Information
    Guide, 3rd edition, by Eddie Meadows
    Ref ML 128 .J3 M 34 2006
  • Jazz Books in the 1990s: An Annotated Bibliography, by Janice
    Leslie Hochstat-Greenberg
    Ref ML128.J3 H63 2010

Discographies  (Lists of recordings)

For more information, see the Subject Guide for Jazz

Books about Jazz in the Music Collection

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Selected Books on Jazz History

Jazz on Video

Jazz Icons series of DVDs, available in Bracken Library

This series includes video of live performances of great jazz performers, such as Wes Montgomery, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Sarah Vaughan and Duke Ellington.

Jazz films on DVD in Bracken Library

Jazz films on (log in required from off campus)

Jazz on DVD: A List of DVDs in Education, Music and Media